Computer and Information Science

  • Affective Computing
    Affective Computing
    Editor Jimmy Or
    ISBN 978-3-902613-23-3
    452 pages, May, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 192237 times.
    This book provides an overview of state of the art research in Affective Computing. It presents new ideas, original results and practical experiences in this increasingly important research field. The book consists of 23 chapters categorized into fou ...
  • Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Petri Net, Theory and Applications
    Editor Vedran Kordic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-12-7
    534 pages, February, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 159625 times.
    Although many other models of concurrent and distributed systems have been de- veloped since the introduction in 1964 Petri nets are still an essential model for concurrent systems with respect to both the theory and the applications. The main attrac ...
  • Reinforcement Learning
    Reinforcement Learning
    Editor Cornelius Weber, Mark Elshaw and Norbert Michael Mayer
    ISBN 978-3-902613-14-1
    434 pages, January, 2008
    All chapters downloaded 148917 times.
    Brains rule the world, and brain-like computation is increasingly used in computers and electronic devices. Brain-like computation is about processing and interpreting data or directly putting forward and performing actions. Learning is a very import ...
  • Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Swarm Intelligence, Focus on Ant and Particle Swarm Optimization
    Editor Felix T.S. Chan and Manoj Kumar Tiwari
    ISBN 978-3-902613-09-7
    548 pages, December, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 247585 times.
    In the era globalisation the emerging technologies are governing engineering industries to a multifaceted state. The escalating complexity has demanded researchers to find the possible ways of easing the solution of the problems. This has motivated t ...
  • Human Robot Interaction
    Human Robot Interaction
    Editor Nilanjan Sarkar
    ISBN 978-3-902613-13-4
    522 pages, September, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 132197 times.
    Human-robot interaction research is diverse and covers a wide range of topics. All aspects of human factors and robotics are within the purview of HRI research so far as they provide insight into how to improve our understanding in developing effecti ...
  • Face Recognition
    Face Recognition
    Editor Kresimir Delac and Mislav Grgic
    ISBN 978-3-902613-03-5
    570 pages, July, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 517913 times.
    This book will serve as a handbook for students, researchers and practitioners in the area of automatic (computer) face recognition and inspire some future research ideas by identifying potential research directions. The book consists of 28 chapters, ...
  • Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding
    Editor Michael Grimm and Kristian Kroschel
    ISBN 978-3-902613-08-0
    460 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 174120 times.
    This book on Robust Speech Recognition and Understanding brings together many different aspects of the current research on automatic speech recognition and language understanding. The first four chapters address the task of voice activity detection w ...
  • Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Vision Systems: Segmentation and Pattern Recognition
    Editor Goro Obinata and Ashish Dutta
    ISBN 978-3-902613-05-9
    536 pages, June, 2007
    All chapters downloaded 187464 times.
    Research in computer vision has exponentially increased in the last two decades due to the availability of cheap cameras and fast processors. This increase has also been accompanied by a blurring of the boundaries between the different applications o ...